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NDPR Timothy O’Leary, Christopher Falzon (eds.), Foucault and Philosophy

“Philosopher” was a label that Michel Foucault sometimes resisted, especially in the earlier decades of his career, but Timothy O’Leary and Christopher Falzon have assembled an excellent anthology of articles demonstrating Foucault’s engagement with and contributions to contemporary philosophical practice … Continue reading

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NDPR: David Ingram, Habermas: Introduction and Analysis

David Ingram is no neophyte to either Habermas or Frankfurt School Critical Theory. A very good argument can be made, in fact, that Ingram belongs to what has been called ‘Third Generation Critical Theory.’[1] His 1987 book, Habermas and the … Continue reading

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NDPR: Iris Marion Young, Responsibility for Justice

Iris Marion Young died in August 2006, at the age of only 57. Responsibility for Justice further develops some themes that have been prevalent throughout her life as a scholar, most recently in her book Global Challenges: War, Self-Determination and … Continue reading

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New Book – Postanalytic and Metacontinental: Crossing Philosophical Divides

From Continuum Studies in Philosophy I’m not much of a fan of the so-called “continental vs. analytic philosophy” – I think each category is quite fuzzy and often counterproductive, with the division itself being very political.  However, given all the … Continue reading

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New Book – The Cosmopolitan Reader

The Cosmopolitan Reader (Dec. 2010) eds. G. Brown & D. Held The world is becoming deeply interconnected, whereby actions in one part of the world can have profound repercussions elsewhere. In a world of overlapping communities of fate, there has … Continue reading

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